Faculty Director, UChicago Health Lab
David Meltzer is the UChicago Health Lab Faculty Director, chief of the Section of Hospital Medicine, and director of the Center for Health and the Social Sciences at the University of Chicago. He is a professor of Medicine and affiliated faculty of the Harris School of Public Policy and Department of Economics.
Meltzer is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and an economics advisor in the National Institutes of Health Director’s Office, and has served as a health economics advisor for the Congressional Budget Office.
Meltzer led the formation of the Chicago Learning Effectiveness Advancement Research Network (Chicago LEARN), enabling Chicago-area academic medical centers to collaborate in hospital-based comparative effectiveness research and initiatives, including development of the Chicago Area Patient Centered Outcomes Research Network (CAPriCORN).